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Love and Lockdown - A Pastiche Opera (SOLD OUT)

Presented with the generous support of WA Museum Boola Bardip

Love and Lockdown - A Pastiche Opera (SOLD OUT)

The pastiche opera—a work stitched together from existing pieces—started as a quick and easy way to produce new works, but eventually became a prestigious staple of eighteenth-century European opera houses. In Love and Lockdown, librettist Catherine Noske relocates Baroque Italian arias to the balconies of the Covid pandemic. Centuries-old arias about love, loss, and the power of music take on new meaning as the occupants of three balconies negotiate life in lockdown.


WA Museum Boola Bardip
Perth Cultural Centre, PERTH WA 6000

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